NASDAQ:FRED - Fred's Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.88 -0.10 (-5.05 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.98
Today's Range$1.83 - $1.99
52-Week Range$1.30 - $4.31
Volume407,100 shs
Average Volume427,227 shs
Market Capitalization$73.78 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.42
Fred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The company, through its stores, offers health, beauty, and personal care products; household cleaning supplies, disposable diapers, pet foods, and paper products; and various general merchandise, and food and beverage products to low, middle, and fixed income families located in small- to medium-sized towns. It also sells general merchandise to franchised Fred's stores. As of February 3, 2018, the company operated approximately 584 retail stores, 348 pharmacies, and 12 franchised stores located in 15 states primarily in the Southeastern United States. Fred's, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FRED
Previous Symbol
CUSIP35610810
Phone901-365-8880

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.78
Current Ratio1.89
Quick Ratio0.43

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.81 billion
Price / Sales0.04
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$2.74 per share
Price / Book0.69

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-150,180,000.00
Net Margins-6.95%
Return on Equity-67.26%
Return on Assets-17.69%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,106
Outstanding Shares37,260,000
Market Cap$73.78 million
OptionableOptionable

Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fred's' stock symbol?

Fred's trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FRED."

How will Fred's' stock buyback program work?

Fred's declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, December 6th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 3,800,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Fred's' earnings last quarter?

Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) posted its earnings results on Thursday, December, 13th. The company reported ($0.83) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.39) by $0.44. The business had revenue of $306.41 million for the quarter. Fred's had a negative return on equity of 67.26% and a negative net margin of 6.95%. View Fred's' Earnings History.

When is Fred's' next earnings date?

Fred's is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 3rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fred's.

What price target have analysts set for FRED?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Fred's' shares. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $2.00. On average, they expect Fred's' stock price to reach $2.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fred's.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fred's?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fred's in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fred's.

Has Fred's been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FRED stock has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Fred's earned a coverage optimism score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Fred's' key competitors?

Who are Fred's' key executives?

Fred's' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph M. Anto, Interim CEO, Exec. VP, CFO & Sec. (Age 39)
  • Mr. Timothy A. Liebmann, Former COO of Pharmacy & Exec. VP (Age 51)
  • Mr. Rodney L. Pittman, Director of Internal Audit & Compliance (Age 60)
  • Mr. Willie Sands, Sr. VP
  • Ms. Teresa Gabor, Sr. VP of Merchandising

Who are Fred's' major shareholders?

Fred's' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include NWQ Investment Management Company LLC (7.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.26%), Royce & Associates LP (4.24%), Vanguard Group Inc (3.53%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.53%) and Ancora Advisors LLC (0.79%). Company insiders that own Fred's stock include Alden Global Capital Llc, Eric Ridings, Mark C Dely, Michael Hayes, Ricky Chambers and Timothy A Barton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fred's.

Which institutional investors are selling Fred's stock?

FRED stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Corsair Capital Management L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc and NWQ Investment Management Company LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fred's.

Which institutional investors are buying Fred's stock?

FRED stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Ancora Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Fred's stock in the last two years include Alden Global Capital Llc and Timothy A Barton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fred's.

How do I buy shares of Fred's?

Shares of FRED can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fred's' stock price today?

One share of FRED stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.88.

How big of a company is Fred's?

Fred's has a market capitalization of $73.78 million and generates $1.81 billion in revenue each year. Fred's employs 9,106 workers across the globe.

What is Fred's' official website?

The official website for Fred's is http://www.fredsinc.com.

How can I contact Fred's?

Fred's' mailing address is 4300 NEW GETWELL RD, MEMPHIS TN, 38118. The company can be reached via phone at 901-365-8880 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Fred's (NASDAQ FRED)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  194 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  376 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  570
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fred's and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FRED will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FRED will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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